Education Events

Thursday, January 25th

Wire Wrapped Stones Workshop

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 3:00pm | Arts, Education, Entertainment, Shopping & Fashion, Talks & Workshops

Have a special stone you want turn into a pendant? We will teach you how to wire-wrap it. If you don’t have a stone, we will provide one from the beach at Maple Bay. Call to Register! Registration must be at least 24 hours in advance, classes will be cancelled the morning they are scheduled if...

An Evening with Andrew Scheer

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:00pm | Community, Education, Major Events, Talks & Workshops

For most of 2017, Andrew Scheer crisscrossed the country, rebuilding party unity after a very intense leadership race. In 2018, Andrew's focus will shift from party members to Canadians at large, starting with a stop right here in the Cowichan Valley; at Mellor Hall on the Cowichan Exhibition...

Friday, January 26th

Beaded Flower Pendant Workshop

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 4:00pm | Arts, Education, Shopping & Fashion, Talks & Workshops

Using two different sized glass beads, we will teach you how to make a beautiful flower pendant, or make two for earrings. Please register at least 24 hours in advance, as class sizes are small and classes will be cancelled the day of if there are no registrants.

Saturday, January 27th

Family Literacy Day

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Please check local libraries, recreation centers, museums, theatres, etc. for activities...

Tastings and Tours at Cherry Point Vineyards

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00am | Community, Education, Entertainment, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

 The tastings allow guests to sample our award-winning wines. In the tasting session, you will experience the full characteristics of each available wine, along with an explanation from one of our staff members and suggested pairings. Please call to book tours and tastings, open 10am-5pm daily.

Jewellery Repair and Repurpose Workshop

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 1:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Shopping & Fashion, Talks & Workshops

Learn the tools and techniques to fix your broken jewellery. Repurpose old jewellery into new pieces to suit your style. Bring it in and we well help you. Registration must be at least 24 hours in advance, classes will be cancelled the morning they are scheduled if there are no participants....

Monday, January 29th

Train Your Own Service Dog

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 11:00am | Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

Small Group "Behavior in Public" Classes Come learn with internationally recognized trainer, Donna Hill! Teams will learn and start proofing the behaviors needed to start working in public places as a service dog in training (SDit). Games are part of the fun! Max. 3 dogs and 3 handlers...

Intro To Printmaking (ages 6-12)

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:30pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Talks & Workshops

Explore the art of block printing. Design, create and print your own stamps on paper and fabric. You will make a variety of projects including Valentines and other greeting cards, gift wrap, and a hand-stamped tote bag. All supplies are included. Mondays Jan. 29 through Mar. 5, 3:30-5pm. Instructor...

Beavers Youth (Ages 5-7)

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 6:00pm | Children, Community, Education, Talks & Workshops

Beavers youth group Monday evenings from 6-8pm. Activities include crafts, games, outdoor and other skill training including knots, orienteering, and team building.

Tuesday, January 30th

Maple Bay Painters Art Group

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 9:30am | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Talks & Workshops

All meetings are from 9:30am-1:30pm, visitors are welcome. Jan.23, Workshop Topic, "Art Magic", Nominal fee and pre-registration required. Call 250-597-1912 to register.  Jan.30, painting, and discussion on an art topic. Pearmine Room  Feb.6, Pearmine Room  Feb.13, short business meeting followed...